Clause 22 - Advisory bodies

Part of Genetic Technology (Precision Breeding) Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 4:00 pm on 5 July 2022.

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Photo of Esther McVey Esther McVey Conservative, Tatton 4:00, 5 July 2022

With this it will be convenient to discuss the following:

Clause stand part.

Clause 23 stand part.

Clause 24 stand part.

Amendment 20, in clause 25, page 16, line 19, leave out “may” and insert “must”.

Amendment 9, in clause 25, page 16, line 24, at end insert—

“(1A) In making regulations under this section the Secretary of State must consider (among other things) the possible direct or indirect adverse impact of precision breeding traits on the—

(a) respiratory system,

(b) cardiovascular system,

(c) immune system,

(d) bone strength,

(e) mobility, and

(f) ability to exhibit normal behaviour patterns of precision bred animals and their qualifying progeny.”

Clause 25 stand part.